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not the usual suspects. an officer came to a rescue for a family of geese. around 4:00 p.m., those geese ended up on the shoulder of instate 80 near the buchanan street exit. ten in officer gordon. you just saw him. he wrangled the geese and moved them to a safer spot. >> so cute. >> i like the picture of him with the little geese. >> thanks for joining us. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center in the heart of new york city, it's "the tonight show starring jimmy fallon." tonight, join jimmy and his guests -- ricky gervais.
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ariana grande. and featuring the legendary roots crew. >> questlove: ow-ah! >> steve: and now, here he is, jimmy fallon! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, hey. thank you very much! welcome! welcome, everybody! welcome! thank you so much. welcome to "the tonight show." [ cheers and applause ] this is it. you made it. you're here at the show. hot crowd. >> steve: hot! >> jimmy: hot crowd tonight.
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>> steve: come on. >> jimmy: oh, yeah. [ cheers ] i'm your host, jimmy fallon. i want to thank everyone watching from home for tuning in. if you're watching from your bed, get comfortable. and if you're watching from an air mattress, hang in there, jay-z. [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: hey! ho! hey, hey! >> jimmy: everybody's talking about this. on saturday, beyonce released a a surprise album called "lemonade", where she directs some of her anger at her husband, jay-z. yeah. an entire album where she yells at her husband. or in other words, looks like hillary's found her running mate. [ cheers and applause ] we're good. >> steve: woo! >> jimmy: the election is heading into the home stretch, and it seems like the whole world is watching. in fact, i read that sales for donald trump pinatas have been soaring recently. [ light laughter ] or as donald trump put it, "told you i could make the mexicans pay for something." [ laughter ] "i knew i could do it. pinatas." [ cheers and applause ]
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speaking of trump, apparently four out of donald trump's five airplanes are more than 20 years old. which they say it's rare for most billionaires, yeah. [ light laughter ] i guess trump doesn't know you're supposed to change planes every few years and keep your wife forever. >> steve: really? [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: yeah. "oh, i misunderstood." over on the democratic side, hillary clinton did a radio interview last week, and she was asked if there was anything that she always carried with her when she went places. and here, listen to what she said. >> what's something that you always carry with you? >> hot sauce. >> really? >> yes. >> i want you to know people are going to see this and say, "okay, she's pandering to black people." [ laughter ] >> okay. >> is it working? [ laughter ] [ audience ohs ] >> jimmy: well, it was until that point. [ laughter ] >> steve: hey! >> jimmy: keep in mind, though, hillary's a 68-year-old grandmother, so chances are
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she's got all sorts of stuff in her purse. know what i'm saying? like, old condiments. i have ketchup in my bag. my mom -- "you want a breath saver? it's old, but it's fine. pull the top one off, the next one's fresh. take that." got lint all over it. "just lick the one side of it, you want fresh breath." [ light laughter ] president obama's been traveling overseas recently. he even took some time to meet with the royal family. one photo everbody's talking about is this one of 2-year-old prince george actually meeting the president in his bathrobe. it's really cute, take a look at this. yeah. [ audience aws ] you know you're royalty when you're a 2-year-old in pajamas meeting the president and you still look like you're running the show. [ laughter ] [ english accent ] "all right then, very good. nice to meet you, off you go. very good. time for my story and my baba. very good then. nice to meet you." all of a sudden -- >> steve: paul mccartney. >> jimmy: prince george is a a beatle, yeah. [ laughter ] he's a beatle, yeah, yeah, yeah. he's one of the beatles.
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this has some people concerned here, you guys. apparently russia just spent $26,000 to buy five dolphins for its navy, but they won't tell anybody why. [ light laughter ] you know what? i think i know why. [ russian accent ] "wee. this is so much fun. this is so much -- ha-ha-ha! this is so much fun. ha-ha!" [ dolphin squeak ] here's a little sports news. this week is the nfl draft. and i read that a tight end from baylor university named laquan mcgowan is 6'7" and weighs 405 pounds. he could become one of the largest players in nfl history. they say this guy is really big. he's big. [ light laughter ] he's so big, he's the favorite to win the supper bowl. [ laughter ] ♪ >> steve: hey! >> jimmy: he's big. he's so big, his jersey number's infinity. ♪ [ laughter ] he's big. that's all i'm saying. >> audience: how big is he? >> jimmy: he's so big, instead of spiking the football after a a touchdown, he spikes
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bob costas. >> steve: what? ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: the man is big. >> audience: how big is he? >> jimmy: he's so big if he gets drafted by the new york giants, he'll play the position of actual giant. that's how big he is. ♪ [ applause ] [ laughter ] guys, this is pretty interesting -- >> steve: how interesting is it? ♪ [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no, no, that's not -- i'm not doing that. no, that's not how -- that's not how that works. [ laughter ] >> steve: my bad. >> jimmy: guys, i read about -- yeah, yeah. [ laughter ] read about an orthodox rabbi who recently blessed medical marijuana, saying that weed is actually kosher for passover. [ cheers ] which explains why some jewish people were leaving another chair empty for scooby-doo. [ laughter and applause ] that makes more sense. you guys, i saw that animal movies are dominating the box office lately with disney's "the jungle book" being the number one movie this weekend, earning almost $100 million. while "zootopia" has made almost a billion dollars worldwide. as a result, studio executives are now rushing to add animals
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to their upcoming sequels. >> steve: really? >> jimmy: yeah. i saw some of the posters in advance. >> steve: did you really? >> jimmy: yeah, we've got 'em here. let me show you. first there's "batman vs. superman vs. a moose." [ laughter and applause ] >> steve: wow. >> jimmy: then we have "the revenant: the bear is back." >> steve: yeah! >> jimmy: he comes back. [ laughter ] we love that bear. >> steve: love that bear, man. >> jimmy: finally, my favorite, "when harry met salamander." [ laughter ] there you go. we have a great show. give it up for the roots, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: we have a fantastic show tonight. we love it when he stops by. from the new netflix movie "special correspondents", the hilarious ricky gervais is joining us tonight. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: always funny. >> steve: always funny.
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>> jimmy: plus, she is incredibly talented. the one and only ariana grande is here. >> steve: yeah! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: oh, dangerous woman. >> steve: a delight! >> jimmy: i love ariana grande. >> steve: she is wonderful. >> jimmy: absolutely love her. we're going to talk to her and she's going to perform a song off her new album, "dangerous woman." it's going to be good. [ cheers ] she is talented. >> steve: so talented. >> jimmy: talented, talented person. guys, we were just -- we just came back from vancouver. we had a week off of work here, but we were in vancouver. and i want to thank vancouver for having us. we were filming -- we have a a ride that's going to be at universal orlando called "race through new york." it's like a cool simulation 3d ride where i'm racing you guys around new york city. it's all green screen and crazy graphics. it's unbelievable. that's where we were this past weekend. while we were there, we heard the very sad news that prince had passed away at the age of 57. i texted you -- sadly we have that part of our relationship where i text you and go, "is this real?" yeah. and so i was on the phone, i
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was talking to lorne, we were trying to think, we should do something, what do we do? so, i flew back and with the help of "saturday night live" and everyone on the team -- thank you, higgins -- we did a a tribute special and told the story about the "saturday night live" 40th anniversary. we had this big after party and prince ended up getting onstage and it was just unbelievable. he played "let's go crazy" and the crowd was -- it was just so fun and amazing. i was just thinking of all the stories. and i just got sad, you know. and we have a handful of great stories with prince. >> questlove: yeah, yeah. actually, the night that winnie was born, i got a call around like 10:00 p.m. i don't know why i was in bed, because you know i never sleep. >> jimmy: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> questlove: but i was in bed. and then i got a text. you know, it's always third party texting. like, "he wants to talk to you." you always know that "he" is prince. right. >> jimmy: he wants to talk to you. >> questlove: right, he wants to talk to you. so he's like, "tell jimmy that i'll be at susan sarandon's spin and i want to challenge him at ping-pong."
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>> jimmy: yeah, no, this is ridiculous. yeah. this is a true story. >> questlove: right. >> jimmy: but it's perfect. this is like -- prince is one of these guys. he's an icon, he's legendary, he's very mysterious. like, so much mystique around. you don't really -- these are these famous stories that you hear that don't think are real, but they're real. >> questlove: super real. and i was like, "well, you know, he just had his daughter tonight. so, i don't know if he's up to playing you." he was like, "okay, well, just let him know i'll be at susan sarandon's at 12:30." >> jimmy: susan sarandon has a a ping-pong club in new york city. >> questlove: right. >> jimmy: this all came -- here's what happened. sit down for this. so, first of all, chris rock was on the show. we were talking to chris, talking about what our favorite concerts were. he goes, "prince is my favorite." i said, "oh, i've never seen him." "you never seen prince? you've got to see prince! who doesn't see prince? you like music, you have to see prince! i can't believe you never saw it!" i go, "all right. i'll see prince." [ applause ] give me a break.
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"i can't believe you didn't see prince!" so i go -- i go -- i get tickets, i go see prince at madison square garden. and he's unbelievable. and you were there. >> questlove: yeah. >> jimmy: and so i remember this, because here's the end of the story. as i'm watching, three songs into it, someone taps me on the shoulder says, "hey, i'm from prince's management. he would love if you get onstage and dance with him. at the end." i go, "oh, no, i'm not a a dancer. thank you." i'm just enjoying watching the show. "okay, he's gonna disappointed." i go, "i don't think so. it'll be fine." later on the show, someone taps me on the shoulder, they go, "hey, i'm from prince's management. he would love for you to get onstage at the end and dance with him." i go, "i don't think he would." you see how i dance? i'm not like a -- [ light laughter ] really would be a downer for people if i did that, you know. i'd rather not. he's unbelievable, i'm in awe right now watching him. "okay, he's going to be disappointed." i go, "he won't be." anyway. concert's over. they start bringing people up on the stage. and i see questlove going -- i go, "you're going to go up onstage?" you go, "yeah. c'mon."
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i go, "really? okay." so i go up with you. you walk behind a drum set and start playing drums. i'm dancing by myself. prince leaves. [ laughter ] he goes down -- he goes down an elevator and i'm like -- i'm just dancing like this by myself. girls are roller skating around me. >> questlove: right. >> jimmy: i'm there with a.j. from "access" or from "extra." >> questlove: "extra." he left you out there hanging. >> jimmy: left me out there. anyways, so then he's coming on the show. prince, we booked him on the show. and i was so excited. his people call up and they go, "prince really wants to play ping-pong against jimmy." >> questlove: yeah. >> jimmy: so i go, "beer pong?" and they go, "no, ping-pong." i go, "we don't play ping-pong on the show." so they, "oh, okay, sure." they call back, they go, "no, prince does not want to play ping-pong." okay. [ light laughter ] they called back. they go, "yeah, we rethought it. prince really wants to play ping-pong." sure. look, as long as prince wants to play music. that's where it's at. that's what we want him to do.
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so, whatever is going to make him happy. they call back. "he doesn't want to play ping-pong." i go, "okay, fine. we'll have it set up just in case he feels like playing ping-pong." this is a real story. so we get the thing -- they call back. they said, "he wants to play ping-pong, but not on camera." i go, "why?" [ laughter ] they go, "we think -- prince thinks jimmy would be fun to play ping-pong with." i go, "all right, let's bring it on, man. whatever you want to do." he comes to the show. doesn't even look at the ping-pong table. performs that night. destroys. has the greatest show ever. >> questlove: literally. >> jimmy: kirk lent him his -- kirk lent him his guitar and he broke -- that's a long story. [ light laughter ] but he paid for it. he paid for it, right? he did pay for it. and then -- yeah, so then prince leaves and i'm like, "what's this ping-pong thing all about?" so -- >> questlove: he calls me. >> jimmy: yeah. >> questlove: and says, "i'll be there at 12:30." and i said you just had baby. he's like, "yeah, that's nice. tell him i'll be there." [ laughter ]
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i was like, "what part of baby does he not get?" >> jimmy: he doesn't get it. he's prince. >> questlove: so then i -- you know, i called you. i was like, "he wants to play you right now." you were like, "right now?" i was like, "jimmy, you just had a baby." >> jimmy: yeah. but i had to do it. >> questlove: next night. >> jimmy: next night, i get a a text. 'cause you must have given him my phone number. >> questlove: yeah. >> jimmy: i appreciate that. thanks for asking me. [ light laughter ] got a text. "hey, he wants to play you right now" at this ping-pong club called spin on, like, 20 something right here. it's susan sarandon's place, it's awesome. so i go -- i'm at dinner, and i go, "i got to go. prince just challenged me to a a game of ping-pong." [ laughter ] so i show up. and i go to this ping-pong place. and i go down the stairs. and i go, "hey, i'm--" i didn't know how to ask. i go, "i'm here to --" she goes, "here to see prince?" [ light laughter ] i go, "yeah, that's right, yeah. i'm here to see prince." she goes, "right this way.
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he's behind that curtain." i open the curtain. and prince is standing there with a double-breasted crushed blue velvet suit, holding a a ping-pong paddle. and he goes, "you ready to do this?" [ laughter ] [ applause ] what's going on? and he's got these eyes, if you ever meet him, he's a funny guy. if you ever met him, he's charming and funny and had these kind of -- i don't want to say bambi eyes. kind of like doe eyes. just like big eyes. "you ready to do this?" i go, "yeah. let's go." he goes, "do you want to warm up?" [ laughter ] i go, "okay?" so i -- he goes, "okay, let's go." so i go, "i'll start off." he hits it, first thing, it goes right off table and he scores. he goes, "1-zip." [ laughter ] talking smack now. he's talking smack. i start getting mad, i'm very competitive. so i'm like, "let's go, prince. let's do this, man i don't care, let's go for it. i don't care if it's bambi eyes, let's do this." [ laughter ] we're playing and i'm not that great at ping-pong at all.
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so it's probably 10-20. it's his serve. he goes, "game point." i go, "here we go, man." and he hits this ball and it's like -- and it's like slow motion. it's turning. and i could see it turning. flames are coming off it. it hits the edge of the table, you know, the perfect part, it's unhittable. where it goes flying. but he scores the point. hits the edge of the table, he wins the game, the ball goes flying. i go back to get the ball, i'm looking for it, i get the ball and i go -- and he's gone. [ laughter ] gone. [ applause ] i go, "prince? prince? prince?" i don't know him that well. so i go, maybe he's hiding, i don't know. maybe hiding behind the thing. is he hiding under the table? if there's security footage of this, i must look like a a lunatic. i'm checking behind curtains. i'm like, "prince?" then i just leave. >> questlove: so, then that's when i arrived. i came late, right? >> jimmy: yeah. >> questlove: and them, grey poupon style.
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he's in the car already at the red light. >> jimmy: yeah. >> questlove: i'm like, "wait up, wait up!" i run up to the car and grey poupon style, the windows come down. i was like, "what happened? what happened?" he says, "ask your boy." [ laughter ] [ applause ] >> jimmy: he kicked my ass! he kicked my ass. he was great. he's a legend. and we wish he was around to make more music and more stories. we love him. we'll be right back, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ welcome, welcome!et you! today i'm going to show you the all-new 2016 chevy cruze and ask you what you think. but here's the catch. you can only answer in emojis. what emoji would you use to describe the design? (sfx: message sent) i think it's sexy. mm-mm-mm!
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: welcome back, everybody. we have a great show. ricky gervais is here. ariana grande is here. [ cheers ] a good show. you're here. guys, as you know every now and then, on the show, we do a a lip sync battle. but it's not always a battle. sometimes we use lip-synching to have actual conversations.
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i'll show you what i mean. here's me and ariana grande hanging out earlier today. [ knocking ] >> who is it? ♪ woohoo it's just me myself and i ♪ ♪ hey yeah yeah yeah hey yeah yeah yeah i said hey what's going on ♪ >> jimmy: not much. it's just -- ♪ i took a pill in ibiza to show avicii i was cool ♪ >> jimmy: how about you? >> i just posted a throwback thursday. ♪ once i was seven years old ♪ [ crowd aws ] >> jimmy: cool, i just posted one from -- ♪ when i was 17 [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. those were the days. ♪ wish we could turn back time to the good old days ♪ >> hey, speaking of that --e ♪ do you recall not long ago we would walk on
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the sidewalk ♪ >> jimmy: yeah, that was, like, 20 minutes ago. we were walking in the -- ♪ work work work work work [ cheers ] ♪ work work work >> jimmy: i just said that. stop copying me. >> hey. ♪ why you got to be so rude ♪ ♪ now i'm not trying to be rude ♪ ♪ what do you mean ♪ is it too late now to say sorry ♪ ♪ nah to the ah to the no no no ♪ >> jimmy: phew. ♪ sorry [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: feels good to get that off my chest. >> you got any big plans this weekend? >> jimmy: i'm going to go to home depot, check out the lighting section and -- ♪ i'm gonna swing from the chandelier from the chandelier ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> wow. that sounds like -- ♪ reckless behavior >> that's really dangerous, man. >> jimmy: well, what can i say? ♪ something about you makes me feel like a dangerous woman ♪
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[ cheers ] >> jimmy: what are you doing this week? >> well, i this i'm going to go to the beach because -- ♪ ah ya ya ya ya i keep on hoping we'll eat cake by the ocean ♪ >> jimmy: well, you don't have to hope any longer. >> oh, sweet. and can we build -- ♪ sand castles >> let's do it. [ laughter ] >> thanks. saturday? >> perfect. see ya. ♪ bye bye bye ♪ bye bye [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to ariana grande! we'll be right back with ricky gervais! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ i like it. wait, you shot that? your sister shot this?
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our first guest is an
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emmy and golden globe award-winning actor who wrote, directed and stars in the new movie "special correspondents" which is available exclusively on netflix starting this friday. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome the very funny ricky gervais! ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: standing ovation. please, oh my goodness. they love you! we love you! >> wow. >> jimmy: yeah. that's what it's like to be ricky gervais. >> they're all drunk or on drugs. >> jimmy: no, no, that's not true at all. [ laughter ] >> thank you very much. what a lovely audience. >> jimmy: well they love you here, yeah. welcome back. we love you as well. thank you for coming back to see us. i appreciate it. >> it's been a long time. >> jimmy: it has been a while. i've got lots to talk to you about. i have questions. >> go on. >> jimmy: well, i heard a rumor that you might be doing standup
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again. >> yeah. yeah, i'm just doing a couple of warmups in a month's time. i just announced it this week. >> jimmy: but you haven't done standup in -- >> six years. if you don't count the golden globes, which is basically -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: kind of like -- >> me insulting people for three hours, yeah. >> jimmy: but yeah, you're great at it. [ laughter ] but you do get rusty i feel, after even a week -- >> even standing up is a bit out of my comfort zone. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: just standing. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: so this is interesting. it's rare to see you stand. >> it is, yeah. [ laughter ] just that little bit. walking out there? >> jimmy: that was a lot. that's why you got a standing ovation. they're not used to it. >> i know -- [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: now i was thinking, i don't know even know if i could even go back and watch my first talk show that i hosted. because i remember we had de niro on the show. you -- questlove, you said that you've seen -- you've gone back and watched the first show. >> questlove: yeah. >> jimmy: even you guys -- [ light laughter ] >> but the good thing about
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being you, is you haven't got any better. [ audience ohs ] so the old -- [ audience groans ] >> jimmy: yeah, consistency. consistency is the thing. >> i had 'em, and i lost 'em. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: no i love the -- they loved it. >> imagine losing an audience by insulting jimmy fallon. [ laughter ] you don't expect that. >> jimmy: no, no, i don't think that would work, exactly. >> but you've always been good is what i meant, you've always been brilliant. >> jimmy: oh, thank you very much. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ >> jimmy: i love -- come on, i can take it. >> they're rusty. i got them back. >> jimmy: you got 'em right back. how do you test, though? how do you test your jokes? >> i don't know, really. i don't really sit down and write standup like that, like you do with a film or tv show.
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you have some ideas. and also you get them when you're relaxing. like watching tv and i'll have an idea. or i'm on a plane because the phone doesn't ring. or i'm out running and i have an idea. >> jimmy: you run? >> yeah, yeah -- yeah. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: still running, then, yeah. >> it's from my jail days. [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: we don't have to talk you about that. >> exactly. hey, you've gotta survive. >> jimmy: yeah, exactly. [ laughter ] >> i have an idea and i come back. andi -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: and your fit bit is at like, 40,000 steps. [ laughter ] >> if you wear two fit bits. [ laughter ] they go, "this guy's a a [ bleep ] athlete." [ laughter and applause ] >> jimmy: he's got two fit bits. [ applause ] >> the only other person, is just like -- >> jimmy: yeah, yeah. oh my gosh --
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[ laughter ] >> you called it -- [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah yeah -- >> so i go -- [ laughter ] so yeah. i think of a routine. i come back and i tell my girlfriend it, and she says, "please don't do that in public," and i know it must be okay. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: that's when you know it's going to work. >> but i like the adrenaline rush of not knowing whether it's going to go well or not or what you're gonna say. just like then. >> jimmy: exactly. that's the fun of it all. >> yeah. >> jimmy: but then what is it like when you write, direct, and star in a movie? >> i don't know, really. it sort of comes -- because i've lived with it. because i write it. you know, the direction sort of comes naturally. i know what i want to see on the screen or tv. and then, you know, you just have to work at it. and the days are fun once you've written it. because i have lived with it so long. i shoot with two cameras. so, it's just fun. >> jimmy: and eric bana, who is a super funny guy. >> he's amazing. >> jimmy: super funny guy. >> he's great. i didn't know he started off in comedy. i thought he was this really serious sort of action hero. i thought it would be good to
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play off. >> jimmy: i thought it was interesting, because you guys are great. it's called "special correspondents" on netflix on friday. he -- you're both in new york, living in new york, in queens. >> yeah. >> jimmy: and he has a new york city accent. the new york accent. >> yeah. >> jimmy: he's from australia. yet you didn't go with an accent. >> no, no, not worth it, no. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: what do you mean? >> i haven't got time. i'm writing, i'm directing, i'm acting. then to have someone come over and go -- "noice coofee," i haven't got time. [ laughter ] whenever i take a film, i say, "make sure he's from england." put one line in, "where you from?" "england." [ laughter ] >> jimmy: genius. >> you say about standing up, if i see a part and it says, you know, my character's sitting down but the doorbell rings, i get up to answer the door, i change that straightaway. 'cause you're up and down all day. so i just change that to, "come in." [ laughter ] lazy. no accent, no wigs, no -- >> jimmy: you don't do that, no. >> this is it. this is good. >> jimmy: this is it. you don't need much more than
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this, we love it. "special correspondents." should we say anything about it to set it up? what the movie's about? >> well, it's about two guys who work in local radio and we're meant to go and cover a a war in ecuador. >> jimmy: yeah. >> but -- >> jimmy: lose your plane ticket. >> yeah, we're going through. i realize it's radio and i can fake it. so i fake the whole war. from sitting down in a spanish restaurant. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: but then do you -- did you actually fly to ecuador? >> no. again, too far. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: i saw the movie. >> i know, it looks like ecuador but we built that. because it's a long way. it's hot. [ laughter ] you've got to have injections, i think. i don't know, i didn't do my research. i just said, "no, build it." we built it. actually, we built -- we built ecuador 50 minutes from my hotel. [ laughter ] and when they said, "we built ecuador." i said, "how far is it from the hotel?" they said, "about 50 minutes." i went, "50 minutes?"
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[ laughter ] >> jimmy: you could be in ecuador! >> i know. i don't like flying, i have to fly enough anyway. >> jimmy: you don't love flying. >> listen, i'm not going to complain, it doesn't get better when you go -- i'll sit at the front, you know. not actual front, that's the pilot. [ light laughter ] but you know, i -- i'll get good seats. you know. but i still think, oh -- and then they do the safety video and they talk about landing on water and all that. i think, "geez, can we not do this?" this is not -- that -- so, okay, right. so i really watch these videos. because i always feel self conscious, the poor hostess looks at me and thinks, "oh he's takin' the mickey. i've got all these funny signs, he's a comedian." >> jimmy: i feel that way too. >> so i really make sure i'm like, "hmm, this is interesting." [ light laughter ] and so it's that bit when they get to the -- "you'll find a life jacket, and you have -- if you land on water, you have a life jacket. and on the life jacket is a a light, and a whistle." i mean, that's great at a a disco, but not in the middle of the atlantic.
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[ laughter and applause ] that's rubbish, isn't it? that's gonna be awful. [ applause ] [ sobbing and whistling ] [ laughter ] so yeah i try and -- sitting down, still near the hotel. >> jimmy: yeah. well, i want to show everybody a clip. it's very funny. here's ricky gervais and eric bana in "special correspondents." take a look at this. >> listen to me. >> what? >> when we get there, you're at war. i don't want to be a a babysitter, okay? >> i won't let you down. what's that -- >> man. >> what do you mean? >> who's the man in this relationship? >> hmm? >> don't be a pussy. [ gasp ] >> sexist! >> what? >> nothing. >> listen, you need to grow a a pair. >> of breasts? >> balls! [ laughter ] >> oh, sorry, because you said pair. 'cause i say, "pair of breats." but i don't say, "pair of balls." i just say, "balls." >> throw a letter away. >> right. >> let her wonder where you are or what you're doing, and after a couple of weeks you won't want to know her anymore. >> don't give me the, "there's plenty more fish in the sea." >> no, i should say, "there's plenty more women in the world."
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you seen ecuadoran girls? >> no, what are they like? >> they're like spanish women, but different with ponchos. you'll see. [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: ricky gervais, everybody! "special correspondents" is available exclusively on netflix this friday. we'll be right back with ariana grande, stick around, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ for the past 27 days, four men have outlasted authorities by
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: our next guest is a a grammy-nominated, multi-platinum superstar. her latest album "dangerous woman" comes out may 20th. ladies and gentlemen, please welcome ariana grande! ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ]
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>> jimmy: please! you look gorgeous. thank you for coming back on the show. thank you for doing "casual lip synch. >> it was fun. >> jimmy: it was fun today. >> you were funny. >> jimmy: thank you, i appreciate that. and i got to meet your dog. >> yes, toulouse. >> jimmy: toulouse. do you travel everywhere with him? >> i do. he comes on tour, he loves the tour bus. he sleeps very well on the tour bus. >> jimmy: he's here, is he here? >> yeah, he's here. >> jimmy: can we have him come out? >> sure, yeah. >> jimmy: toulouse. >> toulouse, come here. >> jimmy: come here, toulouse. >> hi, baby. [ audience aws ] >> jimmy: hi, toulouse. >> good boy! [ applause ] >> jimmy: is he a trained dog? >> no, he just gets it. >> jimmy: he just gets it, yeah. [ laughter ] >> yeah. i think it's because i speak to him all the time, and he kind of just gets it. [ laughter ] you know what i mean? >> jimmy: i mean, he knows where the camera is and everything. >> yeah, he gets it. >> jimmy: he's a famous dog -- [ laughter ] he just found the camera. he's like a show business dog. >> yeah, he has a little bit of
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experience. he had one modeling job and that's it. >> jimmy: yeah. no, he really did, he had a a modeling job? >> he's not like a doggy model but he's peace-ing out, he's over it. >> jimmy: he's over it, yeah. >> it's okay. >> jimmy: bye, toulouse. >> bye, toulouse. >> jimmy: he's leaving. bye buddy, yeah, he's out. make sure we make sure he's okay. [ applause ] he doesn't want too much attention, yeah. >> yeah, he's very humble. >> jimmy: here's the photo of toulouse, he did an ad for "coach." >> yeah, he did. >> jimmy: look at him here. [ audience aws ] >> yeah. >> jimmy: did he get paid? >> no, this was the one-time thing. they made a very generous donation to mkla in los angeles. and i was like, "hell, yeah, my dog will totally model." steve meisel shot him, which is so incredible and ridiculous. he's my dog. >> jimmy: yeah. [ laughter ] you were telling me, you go, "oh, he does one thing where he --" >> he winks all the time. >> jimmy: no, we found it. here's a picture of him. >> that's real. [ applause ] >> jimmy: oh my gosh.
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he's so cute. >> that's not photoshopped. that's not photoshopped at all. this is a real thing that he does. >> jimmy: your dog can close one eye and wink. >> sometimes -- yeah, he'll do it sometimes, and i don't know if he means to do it but he'll just do it and he'll be like -- [ laughter ] but he'll kind of hold it sometimes and be like -- [ laughter ] it's really weird, but he does it. >> jimmy: one eye closed. >> it's real. >> jimmy: we also have a very, very special guest here tonight that i'm very excited -- i have not met. >> my nona. >> jimmy: your nona is here. >> yeah, well, my whole family's here, but she was really looking forward to meeting you. >> jimmy: there's your mom, there's your brother, there's nona! [ cheers and applause ] hi, frankie, hi mom. wait, look at nona. how cute. she's gorgeous. >> yes. >> jimmy: beautiful. >> she's beautiful. yeah. >> jimmy: she said the nicest thing. >> i don't know if you saw my tweet but she mentioned that you're the only man who she'll stay up past 11:30 for. [ cheers ] >> jimmy: that's what i'm talking about. that's right. [ applause ]
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>> and when i told her that i was going to take her here to meet you, she was like, "oh, i got to start planning my outfit." i said, "nona, what do you think is going to come from this?" and she, "you never know, i'm very naughty." [ laughter and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: i'm winking like the dog. >> exactly. [ laughter ] yes. >> jimmy: i'm happy they're all here. i want to embarrass your mom a a little bit if you don't mind. >> oh, yeah, she's going to [ bleep ] her pants. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: say i love you. not that. no, no, no, mom. >> she knows what's coming already and she's really going to -- yeah. >> jimmy: this is a video -- you played the album for the first time. >> i'm so sorry, mom. [ laughter ] >> jimmy: yeah. yeah. this is a video -- of course your mom is the most honest person in the world. >> yeah, of course. she'll always be the first person. i hear her like, "no!" >> jimmy: yeah, yeah.
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but she's also -- be honest, when she loves it -- [ laughter ] when she loves it, here's -- >> you always get the most honest reaction from your mom. >> jimmy: you played the album for your mom and here's your mom's reaction. this is genuine. she didn't know she was being videotaped. [ laughter ] >> oh my god! whoa! no, ariana, i'm not kidding! that's the best song i ever heard! ooh! oh, my god! holy [ bleep ]! [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: that's your first review of the record. it comes out may 20th. we have to wait 25 more days for this album. [ cheers and applause ] guest starring on the album, future, nicki minaj, lil' wayne, macy gray. ariana, we love you. what song are you doing tonight for us? >> dangerous woman. >> jimmy: "dangerous woman" tonight, you guys, when we come back. it's available may 20th. our pal ariana grande performs for us after the break! stick around! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: performing "dangerous woman," once again, ariana grande! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ oh yeah ♪ don't need permission made my decision to test my limits ♪ ♪ because it's my business god as my witness start what i finished ♪ ♪ don't need no hold up taking control of this kind of moment ♪ ♪ i'm locked and loaded completely focused my mind is open ♪ ♪ all that you got
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skin to skin oh my god don't you stop boy ♪ ♪ something about you makes me feel like a dangerous woman ♪ ♪ something about something about something about you ♪ ♪ makes me wanna do things that i shouldn't ♪ ♪ something about something about something about ♪ ♪ nothing to prove and i'm bulletproof and know what i'm doing ♪ ♪ the way we're moving like introducing us to a new thing ♪ ♪ i wanna savor save it for later the taste of flavor ♪ ♪ because i'm a taker because i'm a giver it's only nature i live for danger ♪ ♪ all that you got skin to skin oh my god don't you stop boy ♪
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♪ something about you makes me feel like a dangerous woman ♪ ♪ something about something about something about you ♪ ♪ makes me wanna do things that i shouldn't ♪ ♪ something about something about something about ♪ ♪ all girls wanna be like that bad girls underneath like that ♪ ♪ you know how i'm feeling inside something about something about ♪ ♪ all girls wanna be like that bad girls underneath like that ♪ ♪ you know how i'm feeling inside baby ♪ >> woo! ♪ ♪
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♪ something about you makes me feel like a dangerous woman ♪ ♪ something about something about something about you ♪ ♪ makes me wanna do things that i shouldn't ♪ ♪ something about something about something about you ♪ ♪ all girls wanna be like that bad girls underneath like that ♪ ♪ you know how i'm feeling inside something about something about ♪ ♪ baby all girls wanna be like that ♪ ♪ you know how i'm feeling inside something about something about ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: ariana grande!
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"dangerous woman" is out may 20th! we'll be right back, everybody. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ flip your way through your last 9 shows with the tap of a button. change the way you experience tv. xfinity x1.
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♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: my thanks to ricky gervais, ariana grande. [ cheers and applause ] and the roots right there, ladies and gentlemen. [ cheers and applause ] stay tuned for "late night with seth meyers." thank you for watching. have a great night. i hope to see you tomorrow. bye-bye, everybody! [ cheers and applause ] ♪
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>> announcer: from 30 rockefeller plaza in new york, it's "late night with seth meyers." tonight -- keegan-michael key and jordan peele, music from run river north. featuring the 8g band with will calhoun. ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ladies and gentlemen, seth meyers! >> seth: good evening. i'm seth meyers. this is "late night." how is everybody doing tonight? [ cheers and applause ] that is fantastic. in that case, let's get to the news. beyonce released her new album "lemonade" this weekend. and when he realized what it was about, jay z released a little lemonade, too.


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